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Marquette County Health Department reports two possible COVID-19 exposure sites

The exposures were on Dec. 30 and 31 at a funeral home and a cathedral.
Possible COVID-19 exposure.
Possible COVID-19 exposure.(WLUC)
Published: Jan. 7, 2021 at 6:06 PM EST
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MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette County Health Department (MCHD) has become aware, through contact tracing efforts, of two possible coronavirus exposure sites.

There has been a potential public exposure at the Canale Tonella Funeral Home located at 526 North Third St in Marquette. MCHD is recommending that anyone who visited Canale Tonella Funeral Home on December 30, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and contact your medical provider should you become symptomatic.

An additional community exposure occurred at St. Peter Cathedral located at 311 West Baraga Avenue in Marquette. MCHD is recommending that anyone who visited St. Peter’s Cathedral on December 31, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and contact your medical provider should you become symptomatic.

Testing information can be found on the Marquette County Health Department website.

As always, MCHD continues to recommend adhering to all social distancing and hygienic practices needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including wearing a mask and maintaining social distancing whenever you are around people in public whether inside or outside of building. Avoid physical contact with others and don’t share items such as water bottles or cell phones.

To protect yourself and the community, we encourage you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination when it is available to you.

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